VIDEO: Road remains closed after Pontefract crash between a bus and a VW Golf

A main junction in Pontefract remains closed four hours after crash involving a car and a bus this morning.

Two people were taken to hospital after a collision at around 8.50am on the A645 Wakefield Road, close to the Robin Hood Inn.

The roof was cut from the VW Golf.

The roof was cut from the VW Golf.

It involved a VW Golf for which the driver, a 79-year-old man was taken to Pinderfields with suspected back injuries.

A female passenger, also taken to hospital, was not thought to be seriously injured.

Firefighters were forced to cut the roof from the Golf to help release the driver.

The clear-up of the crash site is now underway.

The road is still closed.

The road is still closed.